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Wildfire creates state of emergency in Australian capital

The Australian capital region declared a state of emergency on Friday because of an out-of-control forest fire burning erratically to its south. It’s the first fire emergency for the Australian Capital Territory area since 2003 when wildfires killed four people and destroyed almost 500 homes in a single day. The threat is posed by a […]

24 arrested for intentionally starting fires in Australia during wildfire season

Twenty four people are facing charges for intentionally setting fires in Australia during the country’s devastating wildfire season. Since early November, the New South Wales Police confirms they have made 24 arrests in connection with the wildfires that have ravaged the country. This offense can result in up to 21 years imprisonment, according to NSW […]